Khaleda Zia vs Sheikh Hasina: 'Battling Begums of Bangladesh' still shape country with their bitter politics
Khaleda Zia and Sheikh Hasina are known as the 'Battling Begums' for their bitter rivalry that has poisoned Bangladeshi politics for nearly three decades.
Bangladesh opposition leader and former prime minister Khaleda Zia was jailed on Thursday for corruption but plans to appeal her five-year term, her lawyer said.
"I will be back": Ex-Bangladesh premier Khaleda Zia told relatives minutes before being sentenced to jail
"I will be back, there is no need to cry," Khaleda Zia on Thursday told her weeping relatives and supporters, minutes before she was sentenced to five years in jail.
Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to five years in jail in for embezzlement, son gets 10 years' imprisonment
Bangladesh's ex-premier and opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia was on Thursday sentenced to five years in jail in a corruption case.
Wrong 'Theresa May' tweeted at by Donald Trump demands apology from White House, says she's been unable to leave home
A British woman wrongly tweeted by US president Donald Trump for UK prime minister Theresa May has sought an apology from the White House, asserting that she has been unable to leave her home. Theresa May Scrivener, who lives in the coastal town of Bognor in West Sussex, used her middle name when she set up her Twitter handle @TheresaMay in 2009.
Donald Trump attacks Theresa May for criticism of anti-Muslim retweets, says British PM should focus on terror within UK
US president Donald Trump lunged headlong into a row with British prime minister Theresa May, publicly rebutting her criticism of anti-Muslim propaganda.
Rohingya migrants: BNP tells Sheikh Hasina to follow Indira Gandhi's footsteps to handle refugee crisis
Bangladesh's main opposition BNP urged Premier Sheikh Hasina to follow in the footsteps of Indira Gandhi in handling the Rohingya crisis as the country is confronted by a refugee problem similar to the one faced by India in 1971
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina has said it is time to try those who had sided with and rehabilitated the war criminals of the 1971 liberation struggle.
A senior BNP leader has been arrested in Bangladesh over his alleged involvement in a plot to oust the Awami League government in collusion with Israel.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Wednesday that the recent spate of murders of secular bloggers and minorities had been carefully planned to destabilise the country and held main opposition BNP and its allies responsible for the killings.
Bangladesh police detained a college student in connection with the brutal killing of two gay rights activists at an apartment in the national capital.
Bangladesh's beleaguered former prime minister Khaleda Zia will surrender before a court here on Tuesday and seek bail in a case against her.
Thousands of Bangladeshis on Wednesday voted in the country's first-ever local body polls on party lines, also contested by opposition BNP which had boycotted the 2014 general elections.
Bangladesh's Supreme court on Wednesday upheld its previous verdict on the death sentence of two war-crime convicts Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.
Police said they were questioning four people Monday in connection with the second killing of a foreigner in Bangladesh last week — a Japanese agricultural worker described by his neighbours as a friendly farmer who occasionally joined gatherings at their village mosque.
Bangladesh's war crimes court on Monday sentenced a former ruling party official to hanged, accusing him of mass murder, the 14th person convicted of atrocities during the 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan, a prosecutor said.
A Dhaka court started trial of former Prime Minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia on corruption charges in her absence.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked minority Hindu community in Bangladesh to be firm in demanding their rights.
Houses of Hindus were attacked, torched and ransacked in various places of the country after the Jan 5 general elections.